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Adults

Council failed to comply with Care Act guidance when accommodating service user, finds ombudsman

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Adults

CQC warns councils of ‘credible risk of service disruption’, claiming future of home care provider is in doubt

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Children, Mental Health

Making the Mental Health Act work for children and young people

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Adults

Inadequate information led father to care for son without support for 20 weeks, ombudsman finds

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Adults, Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Majority of social workers looking to leave their job within the next 16 months, says new research

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Adults, Children

Budget social care funding boost pits needs of adults and children against each other, warn sector heads

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Adults

Majority of people unprepared for adult social care costs, LGA finds

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Adults

Number of older people receiving long-term care decreases for a third year

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Adults

Council provided ‘insufficient and unclear’ information about accommodation, ombudsman finds

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Adults

Local authority ‘postponed’ taking responsibility of service user’s care, ombudsman finds

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Adults, Workforce

Talking Alexa: how assistive technology can help adult social care services

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Adults

Government urged to switch focus away from delayed discharges after ‘unintended consequences’

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Adults

BASW helps to launch multi-professional initiative to protect care worker’s mental health

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Adults

Council ‘failed to do enough’ to inform service user of care contributions, ombudsman finds

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Adults, Mental Health, Workforce

‘I didn’t even know what mental health social work was – a profession, a career’?

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Adults, Children

Government announces extra £240 million for social care packages this winter

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